The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 19 39 12
Rank change year-on-year +20 -27  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 47 15 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.08% 3.30% 12.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.92% 12.30% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 30
Median daily rate £518 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £386 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £376
% change year-on-year +15.38% +3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +73.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +18.75%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 152 122 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.85% 26.87% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 68 84
Median daily rate £447 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.31% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -5 24 £537 +33.83%
Brentwood - 2 - - 2
J2EE
East of England

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (59.38%) Oracle
2 38 (59.38%) Linux
3 36 (56.25%) Java
3 36 (56.25%) SOA
4 33 (51.56%) Scrum
5 32 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 31 (48.44%) OO
7 29 (45.31%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (45.31%) DevOps
8 28 (43.75%) TDD
9 27 (42.19%) Open Source
10 21 (32.81%) XML
10 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
11 19 (29.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
11 19 (29.69%) WSO2
11 19 (29.69%) Middleware
12 18 (28.13%) JSP
12 18 (28.13%) Apache
12 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
13 17 (26.56%) Kanban
13 17 (26.56%) JBoss
13 17 (26.56%) HTTP
13 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
13 17 (26.56%) WebLogic
13 17 (26.56%) SSL
13 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
14 16 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (28.13%) Apache
3 17 (26.56%) JBoss
3 17 (26.56%) WebLogic
4 11 (17.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.69%) IIS
6 3 (4.69%) Jetty
6 3 (4.69%) Mongrel
6 3 (4.69%) Mule
6 3 (4.69%) nginx
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) CMS
7 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (4.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.69%) Google App Engine
2 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) HTTP
1 17 (26.56%) SSL
1 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.63%) SMS
3 3 (4.69%) DHCP
3 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 3 (4.69%) FTP
3 3 (4.69%) IPsec
4 1 (1.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (17.19%) Big Data
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.69%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.56%) DataStage
9 1 (1.56%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.56%) MySQL
9 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.31%) Subversion
4 8 (12.50%) PVCS
5 7 (10.94%) Ant
5 7 (10.94%) Maven
6 4 (6.25%) AccuRev
7 3 (4.69%) CA Gen
7 3 (4.69%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (21.88%) Marketing
2 10 (15.63%) Legal
3 8 (12.50%) Finance
4 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.69%) Electronics
5 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Architect
2 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Digital Architect
3 14 (21.88%) Technical Architect
4 13 (20.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 11 (17.19%) Digital Marketing Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (9.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 6 (9.38%) IT Architect
8 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (4.69%) ETL Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Integration Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Integration Specialist
10 3 (4.69%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Pentaho Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) XML
2 19 (29.69%) Middleware
3 18 (28.13%) JSP
4 14 (21.88%) .NET
4 14 (21.88%) Servlets
4 14 (21.88%) Web Services
5 11 (17.19%) XML Schema
6 9 (14.06%) HTML
7 8 (12.50%) Ajax
7 8 (12.50%) CSS
7 8 (12.50%) HTML5
7 8 (12.50%) XSLT
8 7 (10.94%) LESS
8 7 (10.94%) Sass
8 7 (10.94%) SOAP
8 7 (10.94%) XHTML
9 3 (4.69%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.69%) JAX-WS
9 3 (4.69%) JMS
9 3 (4.69%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Social Media
1 11 (17.19%) Virtual Team
2 7 (10.94%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) RIA
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 38 (59.38%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (17.19%) Unix
4 6 (9.38%) VME
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (56.25%) SOA
3 33 (51.56%) Scrum
4 32 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 31 (48.44%) OO
6 29 (45.31%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (45.31%) DevOps
7 28 (43.75%) TDD
8 27 (42.19%) Open Source
9 18 (28.13%) Mentoring
10 17 (26.56%) Kanban
10 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
11 16 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (25.00%) Microservices
12 14 (21.88%) Digital Marketing
13 13 (20.31%) UML
14 12 (18.75%) API Design
14 12 (18.75%) Coaching
14 12 (18.75%) User Stories
15 11 (17.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 14 (21.88%) Perl
3 10 (15.63%) C
4 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (25.00%) Docker
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.69%) Xen
4 1 (1.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Puppet
2 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.81%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Oracle
2 19 (29.69%) WSO2
3 11 (17.19%) Adobe
3 11 (17.19%) IBM
4 8 (12.50%) VMware
5 5 (7.81%) Fujitsu
6 4 (6.25%) Google
7 3 (4.69%) BEA
7 3 (4.69%) Informatica
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) Pega
7 3 (4.69%) SAP
7 3 (4.69%) webMethods
8 1 (1.56%) FatWire
8 1 (1.56%) Omniture
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) Teradata
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